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JUNGLE TREK

INDONESIA | Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | Views [468]

I woke to find that my chubby legs & feet were back to normal.  Phew! In the restaurant, waiting for breakfast to be cooked, we saw a big, beautiful bee with green & black stripes & heard an insect that made an ambulance siren sound.... Read more >

Tags: jungle trek, orangutan, tangkahan, trek


Gorgeous Gorge

INDONESIA | Saturday, 2 Aug 2014 | Views [257]

We woke to monkey sounds & those musical cicadas again this morning.  From our balcony we watched Thomas Leaf Monkeys taking giant downwards leaps through trees.  It was hot, about 27 degrees, so we walked through the shallow river to our ... Read more >

Tags: gorge, tangkahan


I'm never riding a motorbike EVER AGAIN

INDONESIA | Wednesday, 28 Jul 2010 | Views [1889] | Comments [5]

(and with my motorcycle history, i probably shouldn't.  ahem).  "The journey not the arrival matters" - T.S. Eliot.  Roads in Sumatra are notoriously horrendous & travel is so slow, so for our journey from Tangkahan to Bukit Lawang, ... Read more >

Tags: bad roads, bukit lawang, honda, indonesia, motorbike, motorcycle, road, roads, sumatra, tangkahan


Our 2nd Elephant Trek

INDONESIA | Saturday, 24 Jul 2010 | Views [1274] | Comments [3]

Yesterday we did our 2nd elephant trek. Our mahoot pointed to the ground where there had been a tiger's footprint in the mud 'several days ago'. (Dave is now on a computer beside me looking up tigers attacking elephants on utube hmmm...) This print is ... Read more >

Tags: elephant, elephant trek, elephants, horsefly, indonesia, mahoot, sumatra, tangkahan


Dave's 39th Birthday

INDONESIA | Friday, 23 Jul 2010 | Views [805] | Comments [9]

Dave had the best birthday ever.  He may not be able to top it.  (What the hell am I going to do for his 40th?  Suggestions most welcome!) I have to be quick so here goes... Dave had 5 birthday songs altogether - in English, Indonesian & Dutch! ... Read more >

Tags: augustine, birthday, dave, elephant, elephant trek, elephants, indonesia, sumatra, tangkahan, trek


I'm Glad I Brought ______ With Me Because...

INDONESIA | Friday, 23 Jul 2010 | Views [801] | Comments [5]

MY SMILE because everyone want to take photos of us ("Hello Mister.  Can i make picture?") HEADLAMP coz in our jungle guesthouse there is only electricity from 8pm-11pm. TORCH to stop insects the size of birds slamming in into our faces coz ... Read more >

Tags: backpack, belongings, bring, indonesia, packing, sumatra, tangkahan



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